Productive Garden Plants


Understorey plants Рglobe artichoke, cardoon, New Zealand cranberry, lemon verbena,  (pB3 Р$8)

Plant guilds – Russian comfrey, winter flowering dwarf comfrey, tansy, valerian, bee balm, alexanders (pB1.5 – $5) borage, crimson clover (pB3/4 – $3)

Groundcovers and Herbs Рmints Рapple mint, basil mint, spearmint, peppermint, herbs Рoregano, thyme, parsley, chives, Roman chamomile, German chamomile, dill.  White alpine strawberries, strawberries, orangeberry, gotu kola, yarrow, Vietnamese mint, lemongrass, pepino (pB1.5 Р$5)

Roots – yacon, (pB3 – $8)

Aliums – Welsh perennial bunching onions, egyptian walking onions (pB1.5 – $5)

Useful – basket willow (pB3 – $8), soapwort, wormwood (pB1.5 – $5)

Medicinal – feverfew, balm of gilead, evening primrose, echinacea (pB1.5 – $5)

Teas – pineapple sage, lemon balm, German chamomile (pB1.5 – $5)

Climbers Рhops (pB1.5 Р$5)), boysenberries  (pB3 Р$8)

Trees – figs (brown Turkey, French sugar, Brunuro Black), American and European elderberry (pB3 – $8), tree lucerne/tagasaste, Russian olive (pB1.5 – $5)

Food Forest Starter Plants Box (ideal as a gift) – $60

Choose any 15 plants from the pb1.5 list above (subject to time of year and availability) to make up your food forest starter box

Favourite box is – 2 Russian comfrey, 1 dwarf comfrey, 1 tagasaste, 1 x egyptian walking onion, 1 German chamomile, 1 Welsh onion, 2 alpine strawberries, 3 assorted mints, 1 chilean guava, 1 tansy and 1 borage.


A range of seasonable fruit, vegetables from the property are available for people who are staying on site for courses or holiday accommodation.